Located in Historic Downtown Durango, Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn is adjacent to Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and within a 10-minute stroll of Henry Strater Theater. This 102-room hotel welcomes guests with free breakfast and conveniences like an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. It's in the historical district and also a short walk from Durango Arts Center and Durango Area Tourism Office.


Free buffet breakfast is served each morning from 6:30 AM to 9 AM. Unwind at the end of the day with a drink at the bar/lounge, or chat with other guests at the free daily manager's reception.


All 102 air-conditioned accommodations feature dining areas. Guests can enjoy cable TV and stay connected with free WiFi. Microwaves, refrigerators, and coffee makers are also standard.

Property features

Guests of Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn have access to an indoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and a spa tub. There's free parking, as well as a free airport shuttle (available on request). Multilingual staff at the front desk are standing by 24/7 to help with tours or tickets, luggage storage, and securing valuables. Additional amenities include free WiFi in public areas, coffee/tea in a common area, and a computer station.


  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Bar/lounge

Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn

400 E 2nd Ave Durango CO 81301

Renovations & Closures

The property will be renovating from 15 October 2016 to 15 November 2016 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Swimming pool
Renovation work will only be conducted during business hours on weekdays. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an indoor pool, Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn provides a spa tub and a 24-hour fitness center. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning as well as a complimentary manager's reception. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This eco-friendly hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and coffee/tea in a common area. Guests can use the health club at a partner property. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary to guests (available on request). Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn is a smoke-free property.

  • Free RV, bus, truck parking 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 102 
  • Breakfast service 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Computer station 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free reception 
  • Free self parking 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa tub 
  • Indoor pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Separate dining area  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, Free RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn offers 102 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature safes and coffee/tea makers. Accommodations offer separate dining areas. Premium cable television is provided. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves.

This Durango hotel provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Microwave 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Separate dining area 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

A complimentary buffet breakfast is served each morning between 6:30 AM and 9 AM. A complimentary manager's reception is offered each day.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Downhill skiing nearby 
  • Cross-country skiing nearby 
  • Snowboarding nearby 
  • Snowmobiling nearby 
  • Snowshoeing nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hot springs nearby 
  • Ski lessons available nearby 
  • Ski equipment rental shops nearby 
  • Sledding nearby 
  • Snow tubing nearby 
  • Rock climbing nearby 
  • Ziplining nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at 6 AM

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Only service animals are allowed


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 10 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • BEST WESTERN PLUS Rio Grande Durango
  • BEST WESTERN PLUS Rio Grande Inn
  • BEST WESTERN PLUS Rio Grande Inn Durango
  • BEST WESTERN Rio Grande
  • BEST WESTERN Rio Grande Inn
  • Rio Grande BEST WESTERN
  • Best Western Durango
  • Best Western Plus Rio Grande Hotel Durango
  • Durango Best Western

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

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